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Peter Newell, The Minstrel

Harper’s New Monthly, August 1894, p. 486.

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Peter Newell’s Portrait Autograph

Peter Newell, Autograph Note Signed and with Original Sketch within a Second Signature. 5.5 x 3.5 inches. Newell used similar signatures on the back covers of his books too. Heritage Auctions.

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A Peter Newell Sketch

Peter Newell, Signed Original Pencil Sketch. 3.5 x 2 inches. Heritage Auctions.

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Peter Newell, A Hearty Laugh

Peter Newell, A Hearty Laugh. Drawing on paper. 5 x 8 inches. Signed. Heritage Auctions.

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Peter Newell’s Solomon Asks a Question

Peter Newell’s original illustration for John Kendrick Bang’s The Pursuit of the House-Boat. New York and London: Harper & Brothers, 1896, opposite p. 10. Solomon (the Gandalf-looking old man witha crown) is asking: “What is all this got to do with … Continue reading

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Peter Newell’s Fairyland

Peter Newell, Fairyland. Oil on panel. 12 x 16 in. Signed lower right Heritage Auctions.  

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Edward Lear’s Picture Letters

Haughton, Hugh. “Just Letters: Corresponding Poets.” In Letter Writing Among Poets: From William Wordsworth to Elizabeth Bishop. Ed. Jonathan Ellis. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2015. 57-80. [Google Books]: Thinking of ‘snail mail’ brings to mind two pictorial letters from the … Continue reading

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